Your Category – Your Afterlife – Your Choice

It’s pretty clear everyone has an opinion about the afterlife.  These opinions range from “there is none” to very elaborate envisioning of the future. This is not always a favorite topic – especially if it seems very far off.  If you are an atheist and to some degree an agnostic, this question causes little concern.  […]

The Berlin Wall – Can You See It As Wrong?

It’s pretty unlikely that you’ve spent a lot of time thinking or talking about either Communism or Eastern Europe.  We don’t even use the term “Red China” much anymore.  Most twenty-somethings probably don’t even know that much about Communism apart from their college years.  They also don’t know how worldview colors so many other things […]

The Church Is NOT Full of Hypocrites – Unless You Decide to Join

hyp⋅o⋅crite 1. a person who pretends to have virtues, moral or religious beliefs, principles, etc., that he or she does not actually possess, esp. a person whose actions belie stated beliefs. 2. a person who feigns some desirable or publicly approved attitude, esp. one whose private life, opinions, or statements belie his or her public […]

Quick Quips and My Presuppositions

Below is a list of quick thoughts to get out of the way before more lengthy posts: There really is absolute truth out there.  Your truth and my truth are merely our perceptions of the truth.  Perceptions do not create truth.  They reflect – accurately or inaccurately – individual knowledge of truth. Likewise, reality is […]

I Can Prove To You There Is a God … But I Can’t Make You Care.

The rhetoric about the existence of God, the role of religion in society, science vs. theism, etc., etc., etc. has gotten pretty shrill.  In the “good old days” there were visions of organized debates with formats, rules, politeness and — perhaps — reasoning.  Maybe polite is stretching it a bit, but the formats and rules […]

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